One of the leading causes of death among cancer patients is chemotherapy which, along with antibiotics, destroys the body’s immune system and the good bacteria that thrive in the gastrointestinal tract.
A healthy gastrointestinal tract is essential to a strong immune system. Studies on rats that have had their gastrointestinal systems stripped of all bacteria showed they produced less immunoglobulin and had altered immune structures, smaller spleens and reduced levels of important B and T cells.
European researchers have found that the vitamins C and E as well as the mineral selenium may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer by two-thirds. Globally, pancreatic cancer kills more than 250,000 people a year.
The President’s healthcare overhaul is not just scary for reasons related to its roots in establishment medicine. It is also fraught with little nuggets showing that the whole system as designed is a huge fiasco. And it probably is the biggest fraud perpetrated on the American people since Social Security.
Migraine headaches can be debilitating, causing severe pain for hours or days. The pain is often intense, with a throbbing or pulsing sensation and can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
There are several natural remedies that you can use to help avoid the onset of migraines or that help you treat the pain. Here are seven, courtesy of NaturalSociety.com.
After years of dithering, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally set a standard for labeling foods gluten-free. Gluten, a substance found in wheat, barley and rye, as well as in foods made from those grains, causes autoimmune reactions in at least 3 million Americans and threatens their health.
Way back in 2004, Congress passed a law mandating a standard for foods labeled gluten-free. Recently, pressure has grown on the FDA to set a standard for labeling, as the market for gluten-free foods has climbed to more than $4 billion a year.
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) now infest almost everything we consume. Yet, amazingly, most Americans don’t even realize they eat GMO food at just about every meal. That’s because they are deceptively hidden in the list of ingredients.
A hamburger made from test tube-grown “beef” is on someone’s menu for this week.
The so-called beef for the burger is the product of a Dutch professor whose work was financed by an anonymous businessman and the Dutch government. It was created from stem cells stripped from a cow’s muscle that were incubated in a nutrient broth, stretched on a machine to simulate exercise and stimulate growth, then minced with lab-grown animal fat. The final, uncooked product is said to be gray with a slippery texture similar to squid or scallop. The financier may be the first to eat the lab-created slime.
Despite State legalization and promises from President Barack Obama that raiding medical marijuana facilities was not a priority of the Federal government, medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and Gig Harbor, Washington were raided by Drug Enforcement Agency agents on Wednesday. Casey Lee, the owner of one of the facilities, said Federal agents took […]
Stomach acids sometimes escape the stomach and rise up the esophagus. These acids escape when the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve that allows food to pass into the stomach) doesn’t close all the way or opens too often.
This can be caused by a hiatal hernia, or it can be caused by improper levels of stomach acid.
A report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reveals that less than two-thirds of American small businesses are prepared for the regulatory onslaught that will accompany full-scale implementation of Obamacare. The organization’s latest quarterly survey of small businesses reveals that American entrepreneurs are growing increasingly worried that they will be unable to comply with Obamacare […]